Author Jeremy Lonsdale examines how Yorkshire cricket clubs faced the challenges of starting again in April 1919, after the First World War. *** Exactly 100 years ago this month, the first cricket season after the First World War got under way as all over Yorkshire local clubs again took to the field. After the […]
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On a roasting hot day at Barnsley Cricket Club, Yorkshire 2nd XI took on Northamptonshire seconds in back-to-back T20s. The prospect of seeing Vikings overseas signing and current Australia T20 captain Aaron Finch make his long-awaited return from a hamstring injury ensured an even healthier crowd. Deckchairs were parked in prime locations and the white […]
Richard Wilkinson’s dad was one of these that wore every single hat from secretary to chairman; Richard would follow him as he played all weekend and midweek. The Wilkinsons are a cricketing family; one of many in Yorkshire with grandfather, father and son all heavily into the game.